Carlos Roger Mondragon
May 10, 1943 - October 18, 2022
Carlos Mondragon of West Jordan, UT passed away peacefully with his loving wife, Ann and their sons by his side at home on October 18, 2022, after a hard 10 month battle with pancreatic cancer.
Carlos was born on May 10, 1943 in Taos, NM the oldest son of Carlos and Lupe Mondragon. He graduated from Cyprus High School in Magna, UT. He was married to his wonderful wife, Ann for 55 years. Their four sons were their greatest blessing.
Carlos and Ann were small business owners. They owned and operated Meadowbrook, Sunnyside and Mondragon Dry Cleaners in Salt Lake City. Carlos worked in the construction industry, Tooele Army Depot and retired as a foreman with Big D Construction. He was a hard worker and provider that always took care of his family. He took pride in keeping a neatly manicured yard. He was a great host who always took care of their guests with a hearty breakfast when he invited everyone up to their property.
Carlos loved the outdoors. He enjoyed a full life of camping, hunting, fishing and boating with family and friends alike. He loved the Utah Jazz. He had horses and shared a passion for horseback-riding with his son Kirt and his first granddaughter, Brittinni Ann. He will be forever loved and missed.
Carlos is survived by his wife, Ann, and sons, Carlos III, Kirt (Toni), Barry (Kagna), Brandon (Ya), Grandchildren, Brittinni (Matt), Angelina (Austin), Bryson, Josh, Breeanna, Samantha, Ashley, Noah, Parker, Great-Grandchildren, Faith and Mason. His Siblings, Cecilia, Andy, Keith, Michelle. He will be missed by his extended family: In-laws, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
He was preceded in death by his loving parents. Siblings, Berghita, Donna, and Billy.
As a devout Catholic he was proud to serve as the Lead Usher in the Roman Catholic Church, Saint Joseph, The Worker in West Jordan, UT where he will be missed and remembered for his service contribution.
We would like to thank his nurse, Kim DeWitt, and Aspire Hospice for keeping Carlos comfortable. Thanks to Huntsman Cancer Institute. We are grateful for all who continue to show love and support toward our family during this difficult time. A special thank you to Ryan and Marlene Sagendorf, Art and Karen Valdez for your love, generosity, and kindness. We love and appreciate you more than words can say.
A Celebration of Life will be on Wednesday, November 2, 2022 from 1:00 - 3:00 PM at Starks Funeral Parlor 3651 South 900 East, Salt Lake City, UT 84106
Carlos will be laid to rest at Memorial Estates, 6500 South Redwood Road, Salt Lake City, UT 84123